New Living Translation
He knocked at the door in the gate, and a servant girl named Rhoda came to open it.
King James Bible
And as Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda.
Darby Bible Translation
And when he had knocked at the door of the entry, a maid came to listen, by name Rhoda;
World English Bible
When Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a maid named Rhoda came to answer.
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter having knocked at the door of the porch, there came a damsel to hearken, by name Rhoda,
Acts 12:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:13 The gate - At some distance from the house; to hearken - If any knocked.
A damsel ... named Rhoda.'--ACTS xii 13. 'Rhoda' means 'a rose,' and this rose has kept its bloom for eighteen hundred years, and is still sweet and fragrant! What a lottery undying fame is! Men will give their lives to earn it; and this servant-girl got it by one little act, and never knew that she had it, and I suppose she does not know to-day that, everywhere throughout the whole world where the Gospel is preached, 'this that she hath done is spoken of as a memorial to her.' Is the love of …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts
The Angel's Touch
The Catholic Epistles.
The Peter of History and the Peter of Fiction.
Later, out by the gate, another servant girl noticed him and said to those standing around, "This man was with Jesus of Nazareth."
Peter had to stay outside the gate. Then the disciple who knew the high priest spoke to the woman watching at the gate, and she let Peter in.
The woman asked Peter, "You're not one of that man's disciples, are you?" "No," he said, "I am not."
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